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Revetments - Coastal Wiki

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Nov 30, 2007 ... Revetments are always made as sloping structures and are very often constructed as permeable structures using natural stones or concrete ...

Coastal Management - Geography AS Notes

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Revetments are concrete (or in some cases wooden) structures that are built along the base of a cliff. They're slanted and act as a barrier against waves not too ...

What are Revetments used for - Answers.com

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Revetments: wooden, steel, or concrete fence-like structures that allow sea water and sediment to pass through, but the structures absorb wave energy. A beach ...

Stone Revetments...Frequently Asked Questions

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Stone revetments also reduce wave scour and rebound which are the major causes of erosion control structure failure by allowing waves to "run-up" part of the ...

Rock revetments - A guide to managing coastal erosion in beach ...

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Rock revetments may be used to control erosion by armouring the dune face. They dissipate the energy of storm waves and prevent further recession of the ...

Timber revetments - A guide to managing coastal erosion in beach ...

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Timber revetments can range from substantial, impermeable breastwork to temporary permeable upper beach wave barriers. The former is a final line of dune ...

Coastal Defences

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Revetments - Onshore sloped structures used to reduce the landward migration of the beach due to coastal erosion. Wave energy is limited by the structure to ...

Geography Vocabulary: GCSE Coasts

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Revetments: wooden, steel, or concrete fence-like structures that allow sea water and sediment to pass through, but the structures absorb wave energy. A beach ...

Seawalls and revetments - Kust Wiki - Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee

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This article introduces the hard shoreline protection structures seawalls and revetments. The article further explains how and why the application of a seawall or ...

Design of Coastal Revetments, Seawalls, and Bulkheads - Defense ...

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Jun 30, 1995 ... DESIGN OF COASTAL REVETMENTS, SEAWALLS, AND BULKHEADS. 1. Purpose. This manual provides guidance for the design of coastal ...

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Revetment
In stream restoration, river engineering or coastal engineering, revetments are sloping structures placed on banks or cliffs in such a way as to absorb the energy  ... More »
re·vet·ment
[ri-vet-muhnt]
NOUN
1.
a facing of masonry or the like, especially for protecting an embankment.
2.
an ornamental facing, as on a common masonry wall, of marble, face brick, tiles, etc.
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